April 2019

Verso to close coated paper mill

Verso Corp. said it will permanently close its paper mill in Luke, Md., in response to the continuing decline in customer demand for the grades of coated freesheet paper produced… Thank you for checking us…


Plummeting prices were unexpected, Waste Management says

The enormity of this year’s drop in the prices of recyclable commodities surprised Waste Management, said John Morris, executive vice president and COO. Still, company executives reported, Waste Management’s recycling… Thank you for checking us…



Palm orders world’s largest containerboard machine

Papierfabrik Palm‘s (Palm) has ordered a new 825,000 ton per year recycled containerboard line for its Aalen-Neukochen mill in Germany. The new high-capacity board machine, which was called the largest… Thank you for checking us…



MRF, scrap fires to be studied

The Paper Stock Industries Chapter (PSI), a national chapter of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) said it is working with the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) on… Thank you for checking us…



ALDI commits to recyclable, compostable packaging

By 2025, 100 percent of ALDI‘s packaging, including plastic packaging, will be reusable, recyclable or compostable, the company announced. ALDI said it also will reduce packaging material across its entire… Thank you for checking us…


Sonoco projects OCC decline in May

By Ken McEntee April 18, 2019 The dive in old corrugated container (OCC) prices is likely to continue in May, said Robert Tiede, president and CEO of Sonoco Products Co.… Thank you for checking us…


U.S. containerboard production down heavily in March

U.S. containerboard production decreased 8.6 percent compared to March 2018 and was down 3.9 percent year-to-date, the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) said. Releasing its March 2019 Containerboard Monthly… Thank you for checking us…